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Budget 2018-19: No money where the mouth is
02 February, 2018, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Rhetoric and meagre show of financing aimed at the neglected and marginalized sections, to address the pre-election imperative of the Budget have not even been able to fulfil the irrational fiscal deficit targets of the FM, even with massive disinvestment and absence of fund allocation.
Window Dressing Budgetary Figures
31 January, 2018, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Budget 2018-19 will feature a window dressed Revised Estimate to ensure that the fiscal deficit is on target. The government’s decision to sell its stake in HPCL to ONGC is only one more step in that direction.
Privatisation on Hold
22 September, 2003, C.P. Chandrasekhar
On 16 September 2003, the Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark verdict. It stripped the executive of its self-assumed autonomy in the areas of disinvestment and privatization. The court, in essence, ruled that any enterprise created under or transferred to public ownership by Parliament cannot be privatized without parliamentary approval.
Misuse of Public Money
15 May, 2003, Jayati Ghosh
These are scandalous times, so much so that the very frequency of scams and swindles has tended to inure us and make us less shocked at each new revelation. We have now grown used to stories of crime in high places, of financial skulduggery by corporate groups aided and abetted by their political cronies, not only in our own country but even internationally.
Sleazy Capitalism in India
19 April, 2003, Jayati Ghosh
These are scandalous times, so much so that the very frequency of scams and swindles has tended to inure us and make us less shocked at each new revelation. We have now grown used to stories of crime in high places, of financial skulduggery by corporate groups aided and abetted by their political cronies, not only in our own country but even internationally.

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